EEO - Discrimination: Mississippi
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jason T. Marsh, Phelps Dunbar, LLP
- Mississippi does not have a general statute protecting private employees from discrimination. See Discrimination Law in Mississippi
- Mississippi law does protect public employees from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or handicap. See Prohibition of Discrimination Against Employees of State Personnel System.